Alabama RiverDid you know the lakes on the Alabama River are the result of impoundments created by the Corps of Engineers? Now that you know that little piece of trivia about these popular bass fishing spots, let’s explore what makes the Alabama River so extraordinary.


If you are near Montgomery, Alabama, you will most likely find some part of the Alabama River. Stretching over 318 miles, the river originates just north of Montgomery, where the Tallapoosa and Coosa rivers join together.

What You Will Catch

Known for its largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass, this body of water has become a popular spot for recreational fishing. Test your skills on the numerous crappie that swim throughout the river, knowing that each time you return you’ll be presented with new and exciting challenges.

Where to Stay

Thanks to multiple RV parks and campgrounds surrounding the Alabama River, this area is a popular destination for all who enjoy the outdoors. One of these options is Kountry Air RV Park,  located in Prattville. Surrounded by gorgeous views, the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, and plenty of kayaking and water activities, it can be enjoyed any time of year.

What to Do

The Alabama River runs alongside Roland Cooper State Park. Enjoy as much fishing as you desire while making use of paved campsites, grills, RV hook-ups and cabins. Schedule enough extra time to hike, bike and kayak around the park.

Make the Alabama River a destination for you and your family this year!